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Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
groups, as well. >>> it's time for the weather from across this country. wet along the california coast for most of the day. rain expected to spread up the coast to seattle and portland later in the day. and at night, the mid-atlantic region will see a few showers. scattered snow across the desert southwest. >> it is warmer than usual in colorado springs. 50s in chicago and indianapolis. fargo is the cold spot today at 37. honolulu, doesn't that sound nice? will enjoy a high of 83. >> life is tough in hawaii. >>> when we come back, how low can they go? new mortgage rates like we've never seen before. >>> and the future of twinkies, hanging in the balance today. will it all end with some sweet sorrow? >>> and twihards hit the midnight showings of the final "twilight" movie. and the first fan reviews are just coming in. >>> welcome back, everybody. there is a huge settlement this morning, stemming from the gulf oil spill two years ago. bp is pleading guilty to federal charges in connection with the disaster back in april of 2010. they will now pay a record $4.5 billion and possible civil
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am EST
california, arizona and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation'sed with section and in the northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, being intriguing new research as scientists try to unlock the mystery of autism. >>> andelp wanted. why airlines could be scrambling to get pilots in the cockpit. >>> and twinkies on the brink. a nationwide strike could spell the end for the sugary classic snack cake. >>> welcome back, everybody. and some alarming business news this morning. could this be the end of twinkies? workers are there on strike at hostess bakeries around the country after the company cut wages and benefits by more than a fourth. the company that makes twinkies and dingdongs forced that say strike could lay off most of its 18,000 employees. >>> there are warnings this more than that the airlines may be forced to retire pilots. and new rules next summer will require that new pilots have a huge amount of
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
in california. >> do not bring your cellphone we were searching for reception because you probably will not find it any way you might step into a pit of rattlesnakes. >> she is back home recovering after spending four days in the intensive care unit. >> about two weeks ago which he stepped into the pit of rattlesnakes. to looking for a cell phones it will in the california desert. -- she was looking for a cell phones signal in the california desert. >> as we take a look at doppler radar, you can see we're starting to dry up already. heavier showers and loudon county and montgomery county. this will push out later on this morning as a strong cold front passes towards our east. a sharp clearing line back behind the front. we do expect some time later on today. as you take a look at the national travel forecast for today, the mild air is just a sliver of it. you can really picked out were the cold front is. most of the high temperatures will be in the morning hours. we do expect travel delays of the down the east coast. morning rain giving way to decreasing cloudiness. seven-day coming up. first, c
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Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
the carolinas through florida. snow flurries in the dakotas, around fargo and bismarck. foggy in california, from los angeles to san francisco. >> mostly 50s in the pacific northwest, central rockies and great plains. 30 in fargo. 40s in the midwest into the northeast. 81 in miami. >> we can only dream. >>> when we come back, bp gets ready to big deep and pay up for that gulf oil spill. a big announcement is expected today. >>> then, this morning, fears about 5-hour energy. the megashot of caffeine could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >>> and he shoots, he doesn't score. and doesn't score again. and still doesn't score. the player who looks like he needs a gps to find the hoop. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, oil giant bp is expected to plead guilty, today, for its role in the massive 2010 oil spill off the gulf coast. stice department sources tell reuters that bp would admit criminal misconduct and pay what could be the largest penalty in u.s. history, probably in the billions of dollars. in exchange, the company would be exempt from future prosecution. >>> and there are big saf
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
two spots in california where voters may not have minded waiting to cast their ballots. good morning to you, washington. i'm cynne simpson. >> and i'm steve chenevey. let's move on to the snowfall. here's jacqui jeras with our forecast. >> don't get too excited, guys. we should see snakes today, and i'm not talking about the two of you. it's not going to amount to a whole heck of a lot. weather headlines today, yes, the first ones of the season are expected to be seen, probably not so much this morning, although a few could mix in with light rains to our east. better chance by this evening and overnight. cloudy and windy and cold will be the rules of the day today, but we get through the coastal storm, and it's going to be warmer by the weekend. it will be oh, so much better. in the meantime, we've got 41 degrees at reagan national. there you can see the moisture on the delmarva, into the eastern shore, trying to sneak over into western parts. temperatures are going to stay pretty steady today, in the upper 30's to lower 40's. best chan
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. the california woman who lost the ticket in her car for months. now, she's coming forward to claim a $23 million jackpot, just in the nick of time. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: these security camera photos show the $23 million winner leaving the store after she bought her ticket back in may. >> i remember, the lady walked in. she bought a bottle of water. she walked out. as soon as she got to the door, her mom called out, just buy a lottery ticket. >> reporter: lottery officials were hoping, praying someone would recognize her before it was too late. the mystery winner bought just one ticket. it cost her a single dollar. but if you don't claim your winnings within six months, the cash goes to the california school system. she had only until november 30th to come forward. local tv stations and newspapers were all over the tale of the mystery millionaire. then, late yesterday, a break. the woman's daughter spotted her mother on tv. mum had no idea she was the winner. cue a frantic search of her car for the five-month-old scrap of paper. and she found it. in 2010, $17.5 million went
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
. >> jerryry brown got the tax in california. >> jerry brown did something which he deserves credit. he was elected governor and he taxes will not raise unless i have the approval of e people of this date. -- of this state. to rescue the state's of california public school system, he went and said we need a tax increase. ofneed a tax increase billions. and they voted for ed. fort.ed i say hat's off to him and to californians for stepping up. >> legalizing marijuana nationwide? >> hats off also for the date theped up and said -- for joemarriage issue it to biden who stepped up and said was born at. -- supporting its. he brought barack obama into the picture. that set a tone fofor the president and the vice president of the united states to come out that way. oppositione the going the other way. >> five years ago, i do not think you would have thought 10 anrs it would be no longer wase because it generational. i think k that was pessimistic. i think in 10 years, we will even bepeaking of it. speaking of all the other initiatives, i must say,it was a rough night for secured of's be -- for
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
the controversy behind the custody battle between farrow and woody allen. we also reached out to her california and the office had no comment. two pages filled with charges of this one ijust like holding, the bond is set for $800,000. >> thank you very much. they say agents came into the guns at theew their old daughter, and she was not armed. we are live with what went down today. >> executing a search warrant, a drug casen with they are working on. we are taking a look at it, it the names ofude anyone that live in the house. they want to know why agents bursting in on them early this morning. ini told them to go back their room. >> shown here in pink, upstairs friends or spending the night. they say he came up to the room and saw 15 fbi agents coming inside. >> nobody is armed, and nobody has a gun. >> then he heard gunfire. >> it was all for nothing. >> she was treated for a flesh wound and released. they say they don't even own any guns. the fbi has only said that agents from the baltimore field office were executing a search warrant when shots were fired. others heard the gunfire and were
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
closed doors so we won't know much about what is but a california harsh wordshas some for the president. >> this administration, including the president himself misinformed,ally allied, to the american people the aftermath of this tragedy. >> the secretary of state clinton, her term will .ot come six others hurt after attacks on the strip. they launched the attacks this israel killed their leader in a drone strike yesterday. president obama can no longer on former ally egypt. there are a member of the muslim brotherhood. thatl members of a group people in several areas of the city. >> some of the victims landed in hospital and required surgery. the neighborhoods we are talking about, even outside the sea. is some of what happened and reactions to one victim. standing at a bus stop in chinatown. >> i can tell you that the of crimes they committed y sometimes is disturbing in and of itself. >> nine members of the gang were today, ranging in age from 15-22 years old. eight crimes, robbery, destruction of property. began about a year ago. >> is super scary. >> we spoke with a victim. histor
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Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
california. update. >> ad, an the northeast continues ploting from hurricane sandy. obama returns to the trail today. >> and a news reporter learned tv,hing can happen on live even a pumpkin exploding. wrong during this carving explosion. >> they did blow it up. good morning, washington. it is 6:00. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to jacqui jeras for a look at the weather. shock over that video. a chilly startc chillyool wheth -- we have a chilly start. we will have sunshine at times and clouds at times. temperatures are below average to 10 degrees. as we head towards the weekend, expecting a quiet weather. relatively dry. that's good news and will not aggravate the flood situation. in other areas, 39 in lusby, maryland. george, 39 in and 37 in la plata. warming up into the 50's this afternoon, not a terrible forecast. hopefully, not a terrible traffic situation. now let's check in with jamee whitten. >> not so bad, a quiet start for the most part. we are taking out the reported georgetown pike just west of the beltway. more on that in 10 minutes. let's look
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am EST
from california to help restore power, getting fuel into the area, and direct assistance to help with food and lodging. this is going to take a while. we're doing everything we can that we stand by the people in the eastern seaboard. >> your predecessor karl rove, top strategist for george w. bush, has said that hurricane sandy the last week, has helped give the president a real boost politically? >> listen, we're not worried about the politics. we're worried about doing the right thing by those acted by the race. we think this has been a stable race. i think karl rove might have said that, because a few days ago he predicted a big romney win. listen, we're confident that the president has the electoral votes to win this, if we get our vote out. and that's what we're focused on. >> you remain so confident. you talked about the firewall. ohio, iowa and wisconsin. but we're seeing mitt romney going to pennsylvania today. i know you and a lot of democrats think that's a desperation move. but some of the polls are tightening right there. and it is a state that you haven't invested a
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
of electricity in california. regulators are threatening to fine barclays $470 million for gaming the markets for lower prices just so it can make bigger profits later. the bank denies the scheme. >>> an unusual sight to bring you along the mexico/arizona border. smugglers made a makeshift ramp to drive over the border. they abandoned the jeep some 14 feet in the air. >>> sam, how about national weather? >> as we do that, i want to thank wabc for giving us the flight yesterday. they're always in the air, by the way, and the best in the business. let me show you what's going on with this cold air that drops behind the storm. wait until you see these temperatures. it's what folks without power don't need, these temperatures. look at the high temperatures. they're close to the 40s by sunday and maybe monday in new york city. we're going to see colder air dipping in after that. the possibility of all of this rain into the northwest, now drying out, is good news. it's been six days of heavy rain in seattle, also in the portland area. we've seen california begin to dry out a little bit. that will h
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Nov 8, 2012 12:00am EST
of marijuana. [ applause ] that's a big deal, legalizing pot for recreational use because here in california, you can only use marijuana legally if you receiver from a fake medical condition. [ laughter ] i got a gat idea for a business in colorado or washington. anything that's open at 3:00 a.m. and has food. [ laughter ] we passed a weird measure in l.a. measure b will require porn stars to wear condoms in all adult films shot in los angeles. primarily male porn stars. the women do not have to wear them, but -- i believe this is the first election in which i voted on an erection. it is unique to us in hollywood. the way it works, every adult film shoot in l.a. have to to pay for a permit and the money from the permits will go to fund periodic condom inspections. for real. people will be carrying cards that say condom inspector on them. california governor jerry brown went to the polls to vote near his house yesterday. unfortunately, the guy voting next to him brought his dogs, one of wish took a particular interest in the governor. [ laughter ] that dog is literally a brown noser. [ laught
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Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
. another story from the university of southern california. we will pull up the front page of the l.a. times. several people have been shot at a campus halloween party. not sure yet if the victims are students or not. we are trying to get more information out of los angeles. this happened after 1:00 this morning their time. several people shot. we're not sure if they are students or not. hopefully we will have more information a little bit later on a denture the newscast. >> 4:79 now. the investigation continues with a deadly shooting in northwest washington. >> a man shot several times and ignited it. it is unclear what led up to the shooting. police are not releasing information on suspects. a police chase ended with three arrests. the suspects were taken into custody on morton street. officers found a gun inside the suspect poses a car. >> the search continues for those behind the shooting of a teenager in southeast d.c. we do not know how he is doing right now. still checking on that. police questioned one person but so far no arrests. >> investigators are trying to find out what caused
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Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
with >> a california surfer with story after a close encounter. reason he's around is his quicktory fist.ng and fast >> i did not feel much pain until i woke up this morning. greg the 25-year-old scott stevens is alive after being juvenile great shark off the nor the city bay.umble >> it was about to for your feet .ong the the tip of the nose to dorsal fin. not enter the chest the abdominal cavity. it almost looks like scalpel lacerations. this is his surfboard after the attack. he said that they grabbed him him under. >> it kind of shook me. convince even started to fight back. >> i opened my eyes under water it in the side of couple times to release me. start paddlingto .n on a wave then a fellow surfer held him together. used our body weight. i would not have thought of top of somebody. great information for me for the future if. that if the help he had before the hospital easier.ake their job despite what happened, he is thankful to the doctors and surgeons and he says this will from his passion surfing. >> i will be back out there. nothing kinky be out of the water. -- nothing can keep me out o
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
a bridge in california. executives are considering scrapping the sequel to "top gun" all together. they do not want to be insensitive to his family members or fans. jermaine jackson wants to change his name to something a little bit brighter. >> the older brother of the late michael jackson filed a petition to changes in at -- his last name to "jacksun." he said he would do it for artistic reasons. the decision has nothing to do with us talking to him back there a few months ago. >> we were backstage that day. 4:57 right now and 40 degrees. >> a bold show of support for the colts head coach.
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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
to see their favorite actors out there. it is 4:57. >> still too,, a california teenager lucky to be
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
someone who just to put the phone down. it can seem like an addiction. at least one california is offeringnter counseling. cops i feel naked if i did not -- >> i feel naked my phone.t have >> i always have my phone with me. >> do you sleep with your phone? >> is next to my pillow every night. >> by phone is always on. checking it for e-mail, facebook. most of us are at least dependent on our smart phone. 74% of people with panic over phone.a >> i definitely needed. the reason they think they the phone hass represent all their d family and the fun things they do. wereuld you say you addicted? >> probably. " some experts say this so- could be a real addiction. checking our than 34gnificantly more day, if that is g with your social relationships, it has become an issue. is becomingink it issue, commit to putting it amount of certain h day.ac she also recommend not using it places, likeiate bathroom, church, on a date, or at family dinners. for thecial recognition -- and women who helped bunyan hosted the awards. authors,d was given to business leaders, and athletes. >> we know som
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Nov 6, 2012 4:00am EST
on the way. but some people without heat are still refusing to leave. >>> and from the cold to california's hot, dry winds. fire danger running high in the golden state. >>> and liar, liar. jimmy kimmel's election day prank with hilarious responses, you just have to hear. >>> good morning. it is election day. as you said, finally. >> finally. >> it all comes down to today, after the long, expensive campaign. all the ads. all the attacks. all the polls. all the promises. all the money. all the hype. today, the american people will choose their next president. >> and for weeks, as we've said, it's been an extremely tight race. and with election day 2012 finally here, your voice will be heard and your voteounted. we have correspondents with both campaigns that begin this election morning, with abc's t.j. winick. he's live for us in chicago. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, the president wrapped up his campaign yesterday here in the midwest. and right now, it looks as if a last-minute surge could carry barack obama to four more years. while most of the east c
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
northern california to seattle. up to half a foot of snow is expected in the cascades and northern rockies. rain in south texas. morning frost among the gulf coast. also, chilly in the northwest. and rain in the east coast, from florida all the way to new england. >> as for temperatures, mostly 50s in the northeast. just 30s and 40s in the midwest. 75 in phoenix. and 63 in sacramento. >>> when we come back this tuesday morning, the new pepsi that's making a bold claim, not about taste. but about health. >>> and police on the hunt for software king, john mcafee, the man behind the anti-virus software, as his neighbor turns up dead. >>> and caught on camera. crash landing. how could anyone walk away from this? >>> welcome back, everybody. there's a prediction this morning of a dramatic reversal in oil. the international energy agency predicts the u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years and will be all but self-sufficient in 20 years. the agency is predicting natural gas will become the largest single fuel in the u.s. >>> a new report says that we are doing better at keeping u
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Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
counties. the layest on the numbers. >> don't hold your breath. >>> a 21-year-old california man confessed to breaking noonan see pelosi's home. arrested during another burglary in the same napa valley neighborhood. he had a watch on him taken from pelosi's house. and police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. >>> still recovering from super storm sandy, residents in new jersey and new york are now being hit by a nor'easter. the heavy, wet snow took down power lines and made the evening commute a pretty dangerous one. >> more than 1,000 flights have been canceled at area's airports and the nation's largest commuter railroad came to a halt. central park picked up 4 inches of snow, which is a record for this date. >> biggest one, ocean county, new jersey, got a foot of snow. pretty big storm. >> you love snow too. >> no, wake me when it is april. the storm is moving into new england making for what is likely to be a messy morning commute. >> with more on the track of snow and rain we are jind by accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >> good morning, rob, paula. the
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 2:35am EST
into manhattan beach, california, yesterday. barefoot. >> wow, exactly how she spent most of the last seven months running barefoot from boston to southern california. think about that. from boston to southern cali. all to raise money and awareness for the soles for souls charity, which gives shoes to kids who don't have them. >> you have to kind of look around a little bit to see what you can do to help. you don't necessarily need to run across the country to get shoes on kids' feet. >> wow, she raised $10,000 along the way. received donations at 8,500 pairs of shoes. himes says it is easy to help. $1 equals a pair of shoes for some one who need them. >> her feet look good. >> thought they would be bloodied, battered. the guy in the wheelchair there, that is actually her boyfriend who finished the race with her. which is amazing. for both of them. great to see that. >> i have a lot of close friend that are runners, covered a couple marathons. actually some people look to run bare feet. there are theories out there it is better for your feet to run barefoot than to run with shoes on. >> who
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Nov 18, 2012 8:00am EST
the animal air-lift, scores of dogs and cats left homeless by hurricane sandy flown to california, and this is just one of the many surprising acts of kindness for some of sandy's most vulnerable victims. more on that coming up. >> a heartwarming story. >>> we begin with the escalation of violence in the mideast today being met with a possible cease-fire. israel expanded its air assault on gaza as its iron dome defense system protected tel aviv, its most populous city from a hamas rocket attack. we have team coverage this morning. christiane amanpour is in jerusalem, but we begin with alex marquardt in gaza city. alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. overnight the israeli air force targeted media buildings here in gaza while the shells not very far from here. the big question, whether a cease-fire will be able to be brokered before israel launches a ground invasion. israeli jets pummeling gaza overnight. two buildings housing hamas and international media were targeted. six journalists were wounded. from the sea, volley after volley of naval artillery hit alleged terror sites.
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
, california, are trying to determine the motive for a deadly workplace shooting. they say lawrence jones was in the middle of his shift when he pulled out a handgun and fatally shot two of his co-workers at close range before wounding two others and then taking his own life. >>> and in michigan, police have arrested the man they believe is behind a highway shooting spree. 24 shootings in the last 3 weeks alone. one driver was hurt. police say 1 tip out of nearly 3,000 that came in led them to the suspect's home. >>> and in medical news, going bald and other signs of aging may be much more serious than we thought. they could, in fact, be tell-tale signs of heart disease. a new study found that people are some 57% more likely to have a heart attack if they develop at least three of the following four signs of aging. baldness, a receding hairline, ear lobe increases or fatty deposits around the eyes. checking for those signs of aging should be part of every doctor's exam. >>> and a woman who is probably the nation's bravest and most determined voter. 21-year-old galicia malone, was in labor
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Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm EST
. the romance unraveled in a woman in california jill kelley who was familiar with broadwell and petraeus received a training and harassing email. she notified the f.b.i. that began an investigation worried that the official email account had been compromised. the trail led back to the computer of paula broadwell. yet it was not compromised security. but two people in a compromising position described as, quote human drama, including intimate transbe actions. >> there had been rumors between him and paula broadwell for some time and she didn't seem the type. >> friends know her not just for her good looks but good works. >> someone as busy as she is takes the time to help somebody like me, there's not much time left for indiscretions. >> this active duty wounded warrior and double amputee. last week she was scheduled to skydive for a 40th birthday but donated her jump to bixler who was skeptical of the allegations. >> i have some serious questions about who is connecting these dots and how. >> petraeus reportedly starting the affair after leaving the ar
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
on the loose. that, i can confirm. in fact, i have visitors from california who can verify that, as well. no california gorillas loose near that highway. other highways, maybe not so much. >> i love it. >>> all right, "pop news." we begin with kristen stewart. you remember what she wore to the premiere "breaking dawn." >> didn't wear. >> i knew you would say that. very shear. she must have liked the response because she did it again for last night's london premiere. same designer. same very shear look. this is a sequins and lace jumpsuit. this quick-change artist, miss stewart, went inside the screening. and left in baggy jeans and sneakers. she goes into the premiere, in a gorgeous outfit. >> the movie theaters. >> with your back open like that and nothing in the front. >> something with high fashion. >> he's probably more comfortable. >> could she have done that in consecutive red carpets? is that a faux pas of some kind? >> i don't know. i would like to see -- kristen stewart and her fashion choices. somebody likes her fashion. and it's "vogue"vogue." she also made the other list. and
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Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
? >> california republican congressman dana roa -- "what is clear that this administratn and himself hasas -- - toied' the american peoplple." >> where is the proof? drones and keeping up the war -- where is the payoff? cynical political attack. >> are they trying t to turn it into watergate? they are trying to turn it anything. put sarah palin in a thetbeat away from not votey, but he will for susan rice because he cannot trust her? that is absurd. >> i agree with everything set i watched her on the contemporaneously, and i myself, hownking to loes she know it is so assured y? it, almost a tone to battle tone that in hindsight -- >> you read the transcript of her interview with bob schieffer, and there are all tough -- "based on we know now." working from talkg points. is she the person i would have sent outut? i am not sure. she was working from talkiking points by the administraon. >> you are not going to satisfy charles krauthammer with that. >> will try, for goodness' sake. [laughter] >> there isnly one way to solve these challenges, a and tt together.t have saidid before, i am open c
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
and the gunmen went to the university of southern california. there appears to be some sort of dispute not related to the university. an "l.a. times" reporter is reporting be some type of gang violence. we know the university continues to urge students to stay indoors, keep away from the scene as they investigate what going on at the student center, where this halloween party was being held. the l.a. police department will be holding a briefing. we'll be tuned in and listening to what is going on over there and hopefully update you with more information. >> thanks for the update. it is 5:04 now. millions of people on the east coast still without power. >> some of them without power. pepco only reporting 23 customers without power. that's in d.c. montgomery county and prince george's county. dominion with 3100 outages in northern virginia and b.g.e. with 6400 outages in maryland. >> maryland governor martin o'malley will spend the day in another part of the state hit hard by sandy. >> he will visit garrett county. take a look at this. two feet of sno
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Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
is looking to crackdown on so-called superseniors. officials at the california state university system which has over 400,000 students they'll vote this week on what they're calling graduation incentive themes. encouraging students to finish their degrees in four years, to make room for new students, triple the costs for students that take five years to finish. >>> finally, the newest balloons in macy's thanksgiving day parade. they went out for a test-drive. hundreds of volunteers took hello kitty, papa smurf and elf on the shelf for a spin on saturday. >> are you looking forward to that parade? >> very much so. sometimes they have crashed into street lights. they have to be careful. >> we're hoping that doesn't happen this year. enough with the crane in new york. >>> time now to check the weather, ginger zee in the house. good morning. >> one of the biggest snow totals that we found yesterday was in montana, they had 48 inches. parts of colorado had a lot in the mountains itself. denver, 1 to 2 inch. created a little problem on a runway here. kmgh, our official abc station there got this p
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
veteran police officer shoots a man while deliver de peace order. >> a california woman gives birth to treatments that could end up in record book -- record books. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm cynne simpson rise and shine. let's check in with meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> a great start with some cloud cover and chilly temperatures. those will be the two big whether headlines for this morning. but the good news is there will be some sunny breaks, especially this late morning and into the early afternoon. the dry spell should last at least through the first half of the weekend but changes for the second half. this morning waking up to temperatures in the upper 30's to low were 40's. we do have clout and reagan national keeping you out of a 30's this time. 36 at dulles and a chilly 28 in winchester. express forecast -- 47 by noon and 49 degrees at 5:00 with partly cloudy skies. we could hit a high right around 51. time for the weather and traffic. if steve? >> and update on metrorail still single tracking on the red line between the wheaton and glenmont stations because of a track obstr
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Nov 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
on means bringing in more than 40,000 workers from 49 out of 50 states. in california, the air force began airlifting more than 60 utility vehicles to new york aboard huge cargo planes. and these workers from alabama pitching in near hard-hit atlantic city. >> they understand the value that comes from being able to serve others. >> reporter: at its peak, more than 8 million customers had no electricity. it's half that number now, and a million more get their power back each day, better than after hurricane irene. on long island, we found this crew working 16-hour days, their own homes without electricity, repairing a downed line for powerless residents. >> i saw the truck down the street. i said, i hope they're coming my way. >> reporter: the crew was, and moments later, lights came on for the first time since monday. >> oh, yeah. >> yay! >> we just got our lights back. thank you, lord. >> reporter: these workers you see here, they are replacing a telephone pole, utility poles that were blown over by the storm. it is slow work. it takes about two hours to remove and replace each one of the
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
this year, on a run from california to washington state. in one heist, he shot and seriously wounded a police officer. a $70,000 reward is now being offered to conversatiinformatio to his arrest. >>> and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stared down the gunman who shot her and a crowd of bystanders last year. more, now, from abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: in front of a courtroom packed with other victim, gabby giffords stood silently, face-to-face with the man who came so close to killing her. mr. loughner, you may have put a bullet through her head. but you haven't put a dent in her spirit. he spoke to diane sawyer about it last night on "world news." >> she stared into his eyes the entire time. i saw a person who certainly has, you know, major mental illness. but also somebody who knew where he was and why he was there. >> reporter: the last time congresswoman giffords saw jared loughner was almost two years ago. he shot her at point-blank range as she met with constituents. he killed six and injured a dozen moore. pam simon was shot twice and almost died. >> i really think h
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Nov 12, 2012 2:30am EST
from southern california to new mexico, showers and thunderstorms around cincinnati, detroit, nashville, mobile, and new orleans. >> 60s along the east coast. 40s from detroit to kansas city. just 20s from the twin cities to fargo. mostly 40s in the northwest. >>> well, they tried to spread their wings in san francisco over the weekend, but they didn't get very far. >> it was a chance for the brave and brainy to design, build, pilot their own home made flying machines. the competition featured crazy contraptions that had to be entirely human powered. less than 30 feet wide. no more than 450 pound. >> i don't get this. the fliers were judged on creativity. showmanship and distance. which didn't appear to be that far. the winner did manage though to soar 54 feet. that's not bad. >> not bad. >> hey, we all got to have a hobby right. >> you know, design. kind of cool. >> all right. put you to work next year. that's what i thought. >> coming up, a unique way to honor the nation's veterans. one mile and one step at a time. >> great story. our nfl highlight. a unique game between the rams and
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Nov 1, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> work crews from all over the country are pouring into the areas hard hit by sandy. southern california, edison, packed up its equipment and hundreds of personnel for duty in new york and new jersey. >> if you can imagine the devastation that is in new york, what we are doing is they're asking us to send literally self-contained work groups. >> of course the need for utility crews is huge. about 6 million homes and businesses are still without power. and i love to hear about those -- not affected, coming in, and helping those that need the help. >> absolutely. >> so badly. >> you can't look at this and not feel, not get your heart strings pulled. you can't. something uplifting here. a great story in fact involving one of new york's famous steakhouses, old homestead in lower manhattan. instead of letting the steaks and good meat go bad because the power is out. they decided to sell it at cut rate prices. >> yes, they moved the kitchen out on to the sidewalk. and charged passer-byes, $10 for a steak that goes for $47 on the menu. >> ooh, that's a deal! >> dessert were offered at greatly r
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Nov 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
a $23 million california lottery jackpot. lottery officials finally managed to track her down. and now, she's talking. you won't believe what she's planning to do with all that money. >> i have an idea for her. two words. taco canon. check this out. it's coming up later in the broadcast. it's a canon that works like a t-shirt gun, but slightly more delicious, as long as it survives being shot out of the canon part. >>> we're going to begin with the weather, and the cold in the east, making a challenging task of cleaning up after sandy all the more difficult. ginger zee is here. ginger? >> some of the cold we're seeing post-sandy is starting to settle in. i can tell you from experience, we were without power. it was really, really cold. and it's about to get colder. the windchill in philadelphia, 38. burlington, 36. this is going to get only worse as we go through the next couple of mornings. before we get there, we have to get through the afternoon. philadelphia will get to 50 for a high. back here, some rain/snow mix. it will be blustery for pretty much everyone. very fall-like. and j
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Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
in their bedrooms. one proposition that i find really interesting is the one in california showing the kind of antitax hysteria. that was an important one for the future. >> good luck, california, on the economy with that one. >> what should the justice do now in colorado and washington? >> if i look at the precedence, i think they'll be overturned. it just conflicts with federal law. >> so with arizona and the immigration. >> i don't think this will hold up, at least, under current supreme court precedent. >>> one more round to go. which candidates are already making their moves for 2016? the roundtable weighs in on that. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about low-cost investing. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 low-cost investment options-- tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like our exchange traded funds, or etfs tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 which now have the lowest tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 operating expenses tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 in their respective tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 lipper categories. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 lower than spdr tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-
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Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
was her suitor, named george romney. who kept coming out to california to pursue her. and so she gave up a lucrative contract to follow him back home. at a detroit prep school, their youngest son mitt was a jokester, a member of the pep club. at liberal berkeley university, he made headlines for protesting against the people who were sitting in against the vietnam war. but romney deferred military service to fulfill his mormon duty and served as a missionary in france. and while he was away, it was his father who guided the love of his son's life, ann davies, in her conversion into the church. >> she's done the most important task in our family, by far, which is she took primary responsibility for raising five extraordinary sons. >> reporter: their devotion to their faith so strong, in 1981, romney told a fellow bain executive, he was planning to give nearly half of his salary to the church. in an earlier interview, i was curious about the fact he doesn't drink caffeine. >> the church says no coffee or tea, it doesn't literally say caffeine. >> reporter: it doesn't? >> yeah, i try to avo
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Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
. this exclusive information just hitting celebre website tmz. in june, she was in a car accident in california and told police she was up behind the wheel of her car when it slammed into the back of an 18 wheeler. police have learned she was lying. she was driving. the charge will the file by the santa monica city attorney this week. this means more trouble for her. she is currently on probation for her role in a jewelry heist. no word on when to be in court. a judge could very well center to jail for who knows how long. -- send her to jail for who knows how long. >> 34 degrees and the the city. much colder outside of the city limits. >> the numbers are in from the sales of the ipad mini. learn how applicable -- apple did >> you are watching abc's 7's "good morning washington." "good morning washington," on your side. >> the presidential candidates spent the last full day of campaigning barnstorming through key swing states. voters will not decide to control the white house. president obama will spend the day in chicago. mitt romney visits ohio and pennsylvania before returning to massachuset
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Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
the california coast. >>> and finally on this friday morning, isn't it good to say friday? electing a president is serious business. >> that doesn't mean the late-night comedians can't have a little fun with our once in every four years exercise in democracy. >> you get so close to becoming the most powerful person in the world. and just like that, you hope to get a call from "dancing with the stars." "business week" magazine has an interesting cover planned for next week. they digitally aged president obama's face to show what they think he'll look like at the end of his second term. and you can see, they did a really good job. apparently, the president will turn into morgan freeman by the end of his second term. this is what they believe 69-year-old president mitt romney would have looked like. [ laughter and applause ] >> florida is still being counted. folks, i have to tell you, i'm still hanging in there. and i'm checking for updates on the campaign's i'm with mitt app. it still works. and it lets you take photos, little messages, that show your support for mitt romney. i tweeted this one
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
of connected to the deadly meningitis outbreak. and the new weapon against -- mice. >> a 16-year-old california girl being bittenter six times by rattlesnakes. was walking up a outside san diego trying to get cell phone reception when pit ofpped into a snakes. recovering but had to spend four days in intensive care. if you are in the desert, where boots. not bring your cell phone reception,hing for because you probably will not it any ways and might step of rattlesnakes. if you are bitten by a snake should get to an room as soon as possible. 1 special atr s as they kick off the season. the government may be saving millions of dollars. but let us get the details. >> we will get to the starbucks stores. as you mentioned, congress heading back to work today. question that the fiscal issue theye biggest need to handle. $1 billion in budget cuts this january. and the informal survey shows a 102 faa towers (9. enough air traffic being open 24m hours a day. if they want to be shut down that would save taxpayers more than $10 million a year. far below blocked attempts to cut hours or consolidate the wo
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Nov 18, 2012 7:00am EST
in to america' natural gas resources. what are theeconomic and environmental costs? >>> and later the california entrepreneur behind twitter. how jeff dorsey changed the way to communicate. now he is looking at how you use money. as we take a break look at how the stock market ended the week. back in a moment p. p. . [ female announcer ] there's one thing dave's always wanted to do when he retires -- keep working, but for himself. so as his financial advisor, i took a look at everything he has. the 401(k). insurance policies. even money he's invested elsewhere. we're building a retirement plan to help him launch a second career. dave's flight school. go dave. [ male announcer ] when the conversation turns to finding a financial advisor who's fully invested in you, turn to us. wells fargo advisors. together we'll go far. and you pick the price that wororks for yo. great. whoawhoa, jamie.e. watch where you point that thing. [ cking ] "watch where you point that thing." you point yours, i int mine. ok, l-let's stay calm. [ all shouting ] put it down! be cool! everybody, jt be cool! does it price be
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Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
, the other victims of hurricane sandy. dozens of orphans cats and dogs were flown to southern california. they were moved from the east coast shelters here to make room for more animals abandoned or stranded by the storm. there's hope the animals will still be reunited with their owners, but if not, also hope they'll find new hopes on the west coast. >>> and our person tonight, new jersey 2k3w06 nor chris christie. "snl" loves to spoof christie, but last night, they didn't have to. they got the real thing on "weekend update." he showed up wears that same fleece jacket he's had on. >> i'd like to give a special thanks to my wife, who put up a w a husband who smelled like wet fleece. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> oh, yeah, it's fused to my skin at this point. >> i have seening wearing suits. >> yeah, i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. but that's okay. it's a good fleece. >> it is good. >> stop saying things i've already said. >> okay! >> the governor doing the job himself last night. sends your idea s for the "instant index" at abcnews.com or twe
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
is now out. there's no word on what caused it. >>> and the major highway connecting southern california and las vegas, has reopened after being closed monday because of the intense wildfire you see here, raging on both sides of interstate 15. crews battling to keep the flames away from nearby homes. they hope to have the fire contained by tonight. >>> finally, we want to say thank you to all of you who generously supported our day of giving for the victims of hurricane sandy monday. with your help, we raised nearly $16 million, as of early this morning. and you can still donate. won't you, please? call 1-800-help-now, or redcross.org. >>> and again, for a look at the weather, the nor'easter up the coast, here's sam. >> when we see nor'easters, if there's snow, there needs to be cold air in place. and there's plenty of cold air. let's show you the shots from killington, vermont, where the air was so cold, and windchills in the teens and 20s, they've started making some snow. bradford, 19. northern new york state, pennsylvania, teens and 20s for windchills. up comes the nor'easter. it pul
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Nov 14, 2012 2:35am EST
on one of the continent's highest mountains. hear from them in just a second. >> then from california it was a pretty rude awakening for some residents thanks to tens of thousand of gallons of waltter. lots of dirt. when you put the two together you are pretty much getting more mud than anyone should have to deal with. >> look at that. talk about pressure -- the golfer who was basically trying to save his career. and itch that wasn't bad enough, wait until we tell you what else he was dealing with during one nearly unbelievable round. talk about a long walk, very much a spoiled here. but a good lesson for millions of americans who have maybe the same condition that guy does. yeah. >>> first, new details in the still unfolding sex scandal surrounding david petraeus. >> finding out much more about the two women whose e-mails touched off all this week's drama. here's abc's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: for the first time since the scandal broke we see the woman behind the affair, paula broadwell, that scandal now include the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john all
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
, california. >> look at those pearly whites. >>> we're joined by greta monahan. thanks for coming. you brought examples. >> these foods are naturally abrasive. becky touched on apples and core rats and celery. all of the raw vegetables, they scrub your teeth. think of them as nature's toothbrush. >> and you will see a difference? >> absolutely. they scrub away and work while you're eating. >> why would we have red wine in a whitening segment? >> it's one of the biggest culprits next to coffee. one of the things she was talking about is hard cheese. milk and dairy products have lactic acid, lara. like a skin peel, they exfoliate your teeth. dairy products being, if you eat a piece of cheese before, you're protecting the red wine. but also on the milk, add it to your coffee and it protects the protective film on your teeth so it's loose for staining. >> that's a great tip. these are the blockers. >> and the green leafy, is also, not many people realize. but kale, broccoli, base basil, contains a film on the teeth. >> normally, when you say film on the teeth. >> it sounds nasty. >> but this is a
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
're right on the coast of california, you have a cool, damp wind that's going to be on you in the next couple of days. if you're just off that area, look at salt lake. look at topeka. these areas are comfortable. the wind is nice and dry and comfortable there. it's milder in the middle of the country. it's nice through the weekend. it is officials -- we see shine this morning in between some of the clouds. it is a sign of things to come more sunshinee this afternoon. this little disturbance will o the coast. 38 degrees at dulles airport. 44 at reagan national airport. partly sunny skies >> i am warm and cozy. i feel a little like kermit the frog. by the way, we are live in times square, gang. now, it's inside to lara. >> thank you so much. great crowd outside. >>> here's a look at what we have going on inside on our "gma morning menu." get ready to meet the biggest triplets in the world. healthy, happy. >>> and we have a great trash to treasure transformation for you. >>> and lindsay lohan live here. and d.j. kalkutta, working it out, on this deejay friday, live on "gma." i was living
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Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
the smoky mountains. then sunset in california. a beautiful one. from carlsbad. >> beautiful, indeed. ginger, thanks. >>> now to the toast of the makers of king of beers. budweiser temporarily turning off its brewing taps. >> they're putting something else in the can. abc's john muller is on the story. >> good morning. sandy is a story about people. millions of them. amid those struggles and personal dramas corporations are pitching in. they're not turning water into wine, but it's almost miraculous. they're turning beer into water. 44,000 cases of zero brew h20 instead of brew. heading to the new york/new jersey area full of charge. he's originally from new jersey. >> personally for me, it does mean a little bit more because i do have family that has been affected by it. >> reporter: it sounds novel. but they have been converting beer lines to water lines for disaster relief dating back to the san francisco earthquake of 1906. 71 million cans of water donated since 1988. >> lot of people don't have opportunities to help. we look at this an opportunity to help. >> reporter: anheuser busch by
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
played a role in some 19 murders. he was captured last year in california after tphraeg boston in 1994. his trial is set for march but his lawyers want it delayed. >> 7 is on your side with new research on the best care for diabetics with hard disease. those with clogged arteries fare better with bis in surgery instead of stents. a study finds 19% of the bypass group suffered a heart attack or stroke or died compared with 27% of people given stents. >> mark kirk of illinois took part in a charity fund-raiser stair claiming event climbing 37 of the 103 floors of the willis tower in chicago. he made it up to the 103rd floor. there he was met with hugs and cheers as he made the finish line. it was his first public appearance since suffering a stroke in january. glad to see that. >> not the only person participating. the first person to climb all 103 tphrrs was there with a bionic leg. it took him about 45 minutes. the limb is the first that responds to his thoughts. he lost the leg that he was born with in a motorcycle accident. breaking news from parts of new jersey. >>
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
. the hearing will determine whether the california resident violated his probation in a bank fraud case. he denied eight alleged probation violations, including the use of aliases and lying about his role in the movie. he's now being held without bail. when your child was born may determine how likely they are to succeed as a future c.e.o. >> and the bailout of the auto industry helps get president obama re-elected. linda bell joins us now from bloomberg in new york to explain. linda, good morning. >> hello to you, steve and cynne. you're exactly right, president obama won the key swing states of michigan and ohio as support for the auto bailouts helped bring him to victory. 56% of americans considered the bailout of chrysler and g.m. good for the u.s. economy, and this comes as ford and g.m. just posted a combined $12 billion in pretax income and profit this year through september for the north american operations. and speaking of cars, new estimates from car fax indicate the number of vehicles flooded by sandy may exceed the number of cars de
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
california. this is a neighborhood near san francisco which is cleaning up after an eight-inch water main broke, causing a mudslide. the mud is several feet deep in some places. no reports of any injuries luckily, but some people were forced to leave their homes and others without power, as you might imagine. officials say things would have been worse if they hadn't been able to shut off the valve to a huge water tank. >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, the head of the long island power authority says he'll retine at the end of the year. that announcement comes amid backlash about restoration efforts. about 3,500 homes still in the dark. the government has called for a commission to investigate the utility. one group of residents has filed a class-action lawsuit over its response to the storm. the leng dairy rockefeller christmas tree goes on display today, and it will stand as a monument to hurricane sandy recovery. the 80-foot norway spruce comes from mount olive new jersey, a town battered by sandy's wind and rain. the tree's owner watch
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